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8788432 Method and apparatus for efficient handling of product return transactions  
A method and apparatus for efficient handling of product returns to reduce associated costs. A computer system at a regional product return center scans a returned product for identifying...
8788374 Method and system for account parallel processing  
A method for account parallel processing used by an account processing center to process a request for account operation is disclosed. The method comprises: (1) categorizing accounts as high...
8788351 Point of sale tax reporting and automatic collection system with tax register  
A point of sale tax reporting system including a smart tax register located at a retailer location. The retailer smart register processes consumer transactions and calculates the amount of sales...
8788360 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8788366 Affiliate site creation using automatically identified keywords  
The present disclosure describes techniques for generating new product codes to add to an affiliate site using automatic keyword selection from content on an affiliate site. In one scenario, a...
8788331 Method and apparatus for identifying international travelers and providing an incentive to purchase travel services  
Generating a commission for a passport photo provider by identifying a group of people that are about to travel in the near future, providing the customers with an incentive to purchase a travel...
8788359 Vending machine information  
A method is described for displaying vending machine product data using a display of a mobile communication device. This has the advantage of using the superior display of the mobile communication...
8788423 Method and system for secure network-based distribution of content  
A method and system for network-based distribution of content are disclosed. The distribution of content is not only secure but also controlled. The security restricts access to content within...
8788368 Methods, systems, and products for electronic purchases  
An electronic shopping cart may reference multiple items from different merchants. Any merchant may inspect the electronic shopping cart and make counteroffers to a purchaser. If the purchaser...
8788369 Method and apparatus for providing asynchronous payment processing  
An approach is provided for processing transaction payments. The transaction engine receives payment information, from a device, for completing a transaction between a first party and a second...
8788362 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8788365 Customized consumer products based on audio files  
Computer based systems and methods allow designing (e.g., customization) of consumer products, such as articles of footwear, apparel, athletic equipment, etc., by users.
8788356 System and method for effectively providing software to client devices in an electronic network  
A system and method for effectively supporting software distribution in an electronic network includes a software server and a network of client devices. The software server stores software items...
8788370 Web service architecture for product version retrieval  
Various techniques for providing product versioning as a Web Service are disclosed. One method involves receiving a Web Service signature requesting access to a product model. In response to...
8788363 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8788355 Medium and system for searching commercial messages  
An information processing apparatus includes a detecting unit for detecting a commercial message contained in a broadcast television program, a feature quantity calculating unit for calculating a...
8781909 Method, medium, and system for ensuring the quality of a service in a distributed computing environment  
A method of determining a service provider to perform a service. A request for the service and requirements pertaining to performance of the service is received. Identification of providers of...
8781878 Computer method and apparatus for outcome-based pricing of goods and services  
The present invention provides a system and method that allow sellers to offer goods and services at prices that vary depending on what transpires during the event or service. The final price is...
8781875 System for and method of automatic optimizing quantitative business objectives of sellers (advertisers) with synergistic pricing, promotions and advertisements, while simultaneously minimizing expenditures and discovery and optimizing allocation of advertising channels that optimize such objectives  
An Internet system for and method of automatic optimizing quantitative business objectives of sellers (advertisers) with synergistic pricing, promotions and advertisements, while simultaneously...
8781894 System to provide price adjustments based on indicated product interest  
A system to provide price adjustments based on indicated product interest includes reception of an indication from a customer of interest in a first product, reception of an indication from a...
8781911 Systems and methods for automated mass media commerce  
Systems and methods for implementing point of advertising purchasing include using mass media publications configured for or containing service, product or vendor transmittable signals, such as...
8781910 Automobile history information delivery system  
A system and method for providing ready access to information about a vehicle offered for sale. A linking element is physically located on the vehicle. The linking element can assume many forms,...
8781846 System and method for the analysis of pricing data including pricing flexibility for vehicles and other commodities  
Embodiments disclosed herein can provide consumers with an effective tool for evaluating the negotiability of prices for vehicles in the marketplace. The tool may include a Price Flexibility Score...
8781828 Electronic device and method of controlling the same  
An electronic device and a method of controlling the electronic device are provided. According to an embodiment, the electronic device may recognize a first sound signal output from at least one...
8775322 System for matching buyers and sellers based on buyer seller preferences  
Computerized methods, devices, and systems are provided for facilitating property and service transactions. Characteristics are entered, tracked and updated for potential buyers and potential...
8775262 Computer system and method for proving an on-line mall  
A method for providing an on-line mall with multiple communities. The method provides multiple communities within an on-line mall environment. Multiple stores are provided within each of the...
8775264 Spiral listing of items  
Disclosed are various embodiments for rendering images of items in a ranked listing as a spiral on a network page. In one embodiment, a page builder ranks a listing of items according to a...
8775274 System, method, and computer program product for a unified internet wallet and gift registry  
A method and apparatus for providing enhanced functionality to product webpages is described. This method and apparatus may be used to provide a unified toolbar across product webpages of multiple,...
8775301 Reducing risks related to check verification  
Share of Wallet (“SOW”) is a modeling approach that utilizes various data sources to provide scores that describe a consumers spending capability, tradeline history including balance transfers, and...
8775265 Method and system for extending payment system architectures and legacy order processing systems to mobile commerce applications via text messaging  
A text message order processing system includes: means for receiving text messages from consumers purchasing products, each of the text messages being addressed to an address selected by the...
8775273 System and method for transaction automation  
A system and method provides a user of a network-based commerce system drag and drop functionality that allows a user to purchase goods from a network-based transaction system through the use of...
8775261 Network advertisement delivery system  
In a network advertisement system, an information processing section includes a module to store, when sales or service operation is conducted for a first terminal, purchase history of articles or...
8775559 Generating network pages using customer-supplied generation code  
Disclosed are various embodiments for generating network pages using customer-supplied page generation code. A network page request is obtained from a client. The network page is associated with a...
8775300 Data analytics models for loan treatment  
Data analytics are provided in loan treatment. Various sources of data may be used to optimize or predict value for a loan. Using machine-learning and/or statistical analysis, loans or treatment...
8775263 System and method for email-based e-commerce  
An electronic commerce (e-commerce) system may send advertisement emails to customers that are registered with the e-commerce system. The advertisement emails may include mailto hyperlinks. Each...
8768775 Methods and systems for automated product registration  
Systems, methods and articles for automating the process of registering a product purchased by a consumer from a merchant in a purchase transaction. Product data including product identification...
8768783 Systems and methods for transformation of submitted listings  
Systems and methods for transformation of submitted listings are described. An example system comprises a policy module to receive a listing describing an item for sale and to determine that the...
8769434 Intelligent display of information in a user interface  
User interfaces such as web pages may be customized in terms of appearance and content based on user interests. For example, information items may be arranged such that items corresponding to...
8769538 Business event processing  
Techniques for business event processing are presented. Methods and apparatuses disclosed herein may operate to receiving a request to perform an operation on a listing previously published by an...
8768779 Network layer integration for supporting internet access, voice over internet protocol, and internet protocol television services  
A system and method for automatically provisioning a composite telecommunications product comprising a plurality of sub-products or services in response to a single customer order are provided. A...
8768312 Asynchronous activation of wireless devices within a real time billing infrastructure  
Services associated with an order for a wireless device of a wireless subscriber are decomposed into core services and non-core services. Separate provisioning jobs are provided for asynchronously...
8768778 Effecting an electronic payment  
Effecting an electronic payment from customers to vendors over the Internet is disclosed. A vendor offers a product to potential customer over the Internet. A customer browsers the Internet and the...
8768780 Electronic product registration system with customizable return/warranty programs  
An electronic product registration (ER) system which enables a retailer, preferable in cooperation with its vendors, to provide a customized return/warranty program for customers on a product-by...
8768835 System and method for funding a collective account  
A system and method for funding a collective account such as a charitable account includes issuing a plurality of financial instruments, linking the financial instruments to the collective account,...
8768781 Method and system for improved E-commerce shopping  
An e-commerce system and method of presenting a product to a potential consumer, where a video relating to the product and a first graphic having time sensitive information associated with the...
8768782 Optimized cloud computing fact checking  
A fact checking system is able to verify the correctness of information and/or characterize information by comparing the information with one or more sources. The fact checking system automatically...
8768784 Expedited seller registration  
Disclosed are various embodiments for facilitating expedited registration of sellers in an electronic marketplace. It is determined in one or more computing devices whether a buyer in an electronic...
8768687 Machine translation of indirect speech  
Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for generating direct speech messages based on voice commands that include indirect speech...
8762218 Method, medium, and system for creating a filtered image set for a product  
Systems and methods for collecting, selecting, and displaying an image or image set in a network based environment are described. The systems and methods can collect multiple images for any given...
8762258 System and method for managing and evaluating network commodities purchasing  
Methods and computer storage media provide for evaluating the market value of items. A product specification data set identifies an item defined by two or more parameters, or items that differ in...